Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. (LMSS), Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded an $8,981,316 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide research and development investigations for technology sustainment of the D5 missile system. The contractor will utilize the research findings of the previous years' Technology Sustainment Support Services (TSSS) efforts and develop a radiation hardening systems design software program and provide continued research and development investigations of missile structure dynamic response to rocket motor ignition events, as well as investigations of alternative missile drag reduction devices. Work will be performed in Sunnyvale, Calif. (94percent) and Salt Lake City, Utah (six percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2005. Contract funds in the amount of$17,745 will expire by the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Navy's Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity(N00030-02-C-0050).